ALEXANDER SILBIGER - CURRICULUM VITAE

Department of Music, Duke University, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665

E-mail: alexander.silbiger@duke.edu


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

1984-

Duke University, Department of Music: Professor (1985-); Chairman (1988-93); Director of Graduate Studies (1986-88; 1995-96; 1999-2000); Professor Emeritus (2002- )

1974-85

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Music: Instructor (1974); Assistant Professor (1976); Associate Professor (1980); Professor (1985)

1970-74

Brandeis University, Department of Music: Teaching Assistant (1970); Lecturer (1972-74) 

1965

Northeastern University, School of Engineering: Lecturer

1962-72

Longy School of Music (Cambridge, MA): Instructor (part-time)

1960-68

Cambridge Acoustical Associates: Staff Engineer; Senior Scientist (1962) 

1959-60

Columbia University: Research Assistant in Engineering Mechanics

1957-58

University of Miami: Research Instructor in Physics

1956-57

University of Chicago: Teaching Assistant in Physics


EDUCATION

1976

Ph.D. in Music

Brandeis University

1961

Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics

Columbia University

1956

M.S. in Physics

University of Chicago


SCHOLARLY PUBLICATION IN MUSIC

Books, chapters in books, and scholarly editions

Italian Manuscript Sources of Seventeenth-Century Keyboard Music, Studies in Musicology (Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1980)

"Keyboard Music by Corelli’s Colleagues: Roman Composers in English Sources," in Nuovissimi Studi Corelliani, 253-267 (Florence: Olschki, 1982)

Mathias Weckmann: Sacred Concertos, Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era (Madison: A-R Editions, 1984)

"Tipi tonali nella musica di Frescobaldi," in Girolamo Frescobaldi: Nel quarto centenario della nascita, Sergio Durante and Dinko Fabris, eds. (Florence: Olschki, 1986), 301-314

(Editor and contributor) Frescobaldi Studies (Durham: Duke University Press, 1987) [listed in The Bloomsbury Review 7 (1987), "Best of 1987" issue among Favorite Music Books of 1987]

(Editor) Seventeenth-Century Keyboard Music, 28 vols. (New York: Garland Publishing, 1987-89)

"The Autographs of Matthias Weckmann: A Reevaluation," in Heinrich Schütz und die Musik in Dänemark zur Zeit Christians IV, Anne Ørbæk Jensen and Ole Kongsted eds. (Copenhagen: Engstrøm & Sødring, 1989), 117-45

(Editor) Nicola Vicentino: Four Enharmonic Madrigals (Utrecht, Netherlands: Diapason Press, 1990)

"Music and the Crisis of Seventeenth-Century Europe," in Music and Science in the Age of Galileo, ed. Victor Coelho, The University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science 51 (Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992), 35-44

"Monteverdi, Schütz, and Weckmann: the Weight of Tradition," in Proceedings of the Matthias Weckmann Symposium, Göteborg, 30 August - 3 September 1991, ed. Sverker Jullander, Skrifter från Musikvetenskapliga avdelningen, Göteborgs universitet 31 (Gothenburg, 1993), 123-39

(Editor and contributor) Keyboard Music Before 1700, Studies in Musical Genres and Repertories (New York: Schirmer Books, 1995) [listed in Choice (May 1996) among Outstanding Academic Books 1995]. Second, revised and expanded edition (New York: Routledge, 2003)

"From Madrigal to Toccata: Frescobaldi and the Seconda Prattica," in Critica Musica: Essays in Honor of Paul Brainard, ed. John Knowles (Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach, 1996), 403-28

"Reflections on Froberger's Libro Primo and Terzo' (résumé), J.J. Froberger, musicien européen, Domaine musicologique 12 (Klincksieck, 1998), 15

"On Frescobaldi's Recreation of the Ciaccona and the Passacaglia," in The Keyboard in Baroque Europe, ed. Christopher Hogwood (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 3-18

"Fantasy and Craft: The Solo Instrumentalist," in The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-century Music, eds. John Butt and Tim Carter (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 426-78

Foreword to Music and Its Questions: Essays in Honor of Peter Williams, ed. Thomas Donahue (Organ Historical Society Press, 2008), 1-6

"The Promises and Pitfalls of Online Scholarly Music Publishing," in Early Music Editing: Principles, Historiography, Future Directions, eds.Theodor Dumitrescu, Karl Kügle, and Marnix van Berchum, Epitome Musical (Turnhout BE: Brepols Publishers, 2013), 195-209

"Four Centuries of Frescobaldi Reception: How His Music Made Its Way through the World from His Time to Ours," in A Fresco: Mélanges offerts au Professeur Etienne Darbellay, eds. Georges Starobinski and Brenno Boccadero (Bern: Peter Lang, 2013), 89-106

"Chaconne and Passacaglia." Oxford Bibliographies, 2016 <http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199757824/obo-9780199757824-0166.xml>

"The Notation of Meter and Tempo ca. 1620–1670: Theory and Practice," in Festschrift for Professor Kerala A. Snyder, eds. Ralph. P. Locke, Johan Norrback, and Joel Speerstra, (Göteborg: University of Göteborg, GOArt Publications, No. 4, 11-Jan-2018) http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54913

"Kenneth Gilbert and the French Classical Keyboard Tradition," in Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century, eds. Rachelle Taylor and Hans Knox (London and New York: Routledge, 2018), xvii-xxii

(Project Director and General Editor) Frescobaldi Thematic Catalogue Online (2011) <http://frescobaldi.music.duke.edu/>

Articles in scholarly publications

"The First Viol Tutor: Hans Gerle’s Musica Teutsch (1532)," Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society 6 (1969): 34-48

"An Unknown Partbook of Early Sixteenth-Century Polyphony," Studi musicali 6 (1977): 43-67

Articles "Anzalone" (with K. Larson), "Boerio," "Cimino," "Ferrini," "Klemm," "Weckmann," in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 6th ed. (London: MacMillan, 1980). Pirated (unauthorized and unacknowledged) Italian translations of the articles on Anzalone, Boerio, Cimino and Ferrini appear in the Dizionario enciclopedico unversale della musica i musicisti, ed. Alberto Basso (UTET, Torino, 1990), Appendice.

"Imitations of the Colascione in 17th-Century Keyboard Music," Galpin Society Journal 33 (1980): 92-97

"The Roman Frescobaldi Tradition: 1640-1670," Journal of the American Musicological Society 33 (1980): 42-87

"Michelangelo Rossi and His Toccate e Correnti," Journal of the American Musicological Society 36 (1983): 18-38

"Scarlatti Borrowings in Handel’s Grand Concertos," Musical Times 125 (1984): 93-95

Article "Klemm," in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Music Printing and Publishing (New York: Norton, 1990)

"Is the Italian Keyboard Intavolatura a Tablature?," Recercare 3 (1991), 81-104

"Tracing the Contents of Froberger's Lost Autographs," Current Musicology 54 (1993): 5-23

"In Defense of Facsimiles," Historical Performance 7 (1994): 101-104 <http://www.omifacsimiles.com/silbiger.html>

"Passacaglia and Ciaccona: Genre Pairing and Ambiguity from Frescobaldi to Couperin," Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, 2 (1996) <http://www.sscm-jscm.org/v2/no1/silbiger.html>

14 articles for The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 7th ed. (London: MacMillan, 2001), including "Ansalone," "Boerio," "Chaconne," "Cimino," "Frescobaldi" (with F. Hammond), "Klemm," "Musica Ficta: After 1600," "Passacaglia," "Weckmann," and (with G. Gerbino) "Bergamasca," Folia," "Monica," "Passamezzo," and "Ruggiero"

"Bach and the Chaconne", Journal of Musicology 17 (1999): 358-85

Forthcoming Publications (completed and accepted for publication)

"Frescobaldi's Two Books of Toccatas (1637): Student Exercises or Monuments of Art?," in The Worlds of the Harpsichord and Organ: Liber Amicorum David Fuller, ed. Bruce Gustafson (New York: Pendragon Press, forthcoming)

"Remembering Gian Lyman: A Pioneer of the Early Music Revival," in Autour du clavecin d'autrefois: Essays for Kenneth Gilbert, ed. Rachelle Chiasson-Taylor (Montreal: McGil-Queen's University Press, forthcoming)

"A Reassessment of The Transmission of Froberger's Keyboard Music In the Light of Newly Discovered Sources and Recent Research," Johann-Jacob Froberger 1616-2016: nouvelles perspectives, eds. Denis Herlin and Thomas Vernet (Turnhout BE: Edition Brepols, forthcoming)

Review of Heiko Maus, Matthias Weckman: Das Leben des Hamburger Jacobi-Organisten und sein Schaffen für die Vox Humana (Nordhausen: Verlag T. Bautz GmbH, 2016), forthcoming in The Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music

Reviews in scholarly journals

Review of Warren Kirkendale, L’aria di Fiorenza id est il ballo del Gran Duca, Nuova rivista musicale italiana 7 (1973): 272-277

Review of the first two volumes of the new Monteverdi Opera Omnia, Nuova rivista musicale italiana 12 (1978): 649-652

Reviews of G. Frescobaldi, Opere Complete, Vol. II; D. Scarlatti, Sonate per clavicembalo, Vol. I; T. Merula, Canzoni, Libro III; three volumes in the series Maestri italiani della tastiera (Clementi, Platti, Durante), Nuova rivista musicale italiana 14 (1980): 653-662

Review of A. Cifra, Ricercari e Canzoni francesi, Nuova rivista musicale italiana 14 (1982): 110;112

Review-essay of Frederick Hammond, Girolamo Frescobaldi (Harvard University Press), Journal of the American Musicological Society 37 (1984): 593-603

Review of Nueva biblioteca española de musica de teclado, siglos XIV al XVIII (6 vols.), Notes (Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association) 41 (1984): 386-388

Review of Frescobaldi’s Il primo libro de Madrigali a cinque voci, Charles Jacobs, ed., Notes 41 (1984): 577-78

Review of Nino Pirotta, Music and Culture from the Middle Ages to the Baroque (Harvard University Press), American Recorder 26 (1985): 176-77

Review of Wolfgang Domling and Barbara Schwendowius, J.S. Bach: Life, Times, Influence (Yale), Early Keyboard Journal 4 (1985-86): 61-64

Review of Anthony Newman, Bach and the Baroque, Musical Times 127 (1986): 561-62

Review of Manuel Blasco de Nebra, Pastorelas y sonatas, Notes 43 (1986): 852-53

Review of George Houle, Meter in Music, 1600-1800 (Indiana), Performance Practice Review 2 (1989): 89-92

Review-essay on early keyboard editions, Journal of the American Musicological Society 42 (1989): 172-88

Review of Frederic Hammond, Girolamo Frescobaldi: A Guide to Research, Notes 47 (1990), 948-49.

Review of Per una carta europea del restauro; conversazione, restauro e riuso degli strumenti musicali antichi, E. Ferrari Barassi and M. Laini, eds. (Florence: Olschki, 1987), Early Keyboard Journal 8 (1990): 172-76

Review of The Harpsichord and its Repertoire. Proceedings of the International Harpsichord Symposium Utrecht 1990., ed. Pieter Dirksen (Utrecht), Notes 51 (1994), 187-89

Review of Catherine Moore, Michelangelo Rossi: a 'Diligent Fantasy Maker', Music & Letters 76 (1995), 638-40

Review of Johann Jacob Froberger, Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Clavier- und Orgelwerke, Vols. 1 and 2, (Bärenreiter), Early Keyboard Journal 14 (1996), 123-28

Review of Andrea Coen, ed., Intavolatura di Ancona (1644) (Associazione Clavicembalistica Bolognese, 1997), Music & Letters 81 (2000), 167-69

Review of Claudio Monteverdi, The Third Book of Madrigals, ed. Richard Charteris, VdGSA News , 38 (2001): 2.

Review of Harpsichord Music Associated with the Name La Barre, eds. Bruce Gustafson and R. Peter Wolf. (New York: The Broude Trust, 1999), Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, 8/1 (2002) <http://www.sscm-jscm.org/v2/no1/silbiger.html>

Review of editions of keyboard music by Froberger, Scheidemann, and Scheidt. Early Keyboard Journal 21 (2003), 35-42

Review of editions of keyboard music by Ebner, Muffat, and Scheidt. Early Keyboard Journal 22 (2004), 116-120

Review of Johann Jacob Froberger,  Toccaten, Suiten, Lamenti, Handschrift SA 4450 der Sing-Akademie zu Berlin, Early Keyboard Journal 23 (2005), 123-28

Review of Valerius Otto, Newe Paduanen, Galliarden, Intraden und Currenten, ed. Michal Pospisil ( Prague: Editio Simiae Ludentes, 1993), Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society 43 (2006), 82-87

Review of Johann Jacob Froberger, Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Clavier- und Orgelwerke (Bärenreiter), Vol.. 4, Early Keyboard Journal 25-26 (2010), 247-53

Reviews of Gabriel Fauré, Quatuor pour violon, alto e violoncelle en ut mineur, op.15 and Quatuor pour violon, alto e violoncelle en sol mineur, op.45, ed. Denis Herlin (Bärenreiter), Nineteenth-century Music Review 10 (2013): 394-97

Review of Girolamo Frescobaldi, Opere Complete, Vol. XI: Liber secundus diversarum modulationum, eds. Marco della Sciucca e Marina Toffetti, MLA Notes 73 (2016): 154-57

Miscellaneous

(Editor) John Reid, Sonata for Recorder (or Flute) and Keyboard, Galaxy, New York, 1968

Communication (Letter to the Editor), Journal of the American Musicological Society 37 (1984): 437-439

Conference Report: "Johann Sebastian Bach: 300th Anniversary Celebration," The Journal of Musicology 4 (1985-86): 114-120

Communication (Letter to the Editor), Journal of the American Musicological Society 40 (1987): 576

Communication, Performance Practice Review 3 (1990): 107-108

Letter to the Editors, Music & Letters 72 (1991), 351-53

Communication (Letter to the Editor), Journal of the American Musicological Society 44 (1991): 149-50

Comment, Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, 3 (1997) <http://sscm-jscm.press.uiuc.edu/jscm/v3/no1/hammond.html#Discussion>

Conference report: "Interdisciplinary Conference on 17th Century Baroque: Music and Art in the World of Stefano della Bella," Seventeenth-Century Music, 11 (2001): 6

(Editor) Gian Lyman, Trio for Viols, NMV1, Viola da Gamba Society of America, 2004


NON-SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS ON MUSIC

Liner notes for commercial recordings, reviews of concerts and recordings, concert program notes, and brief semi-popular articles


SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS IN ACOUSTICS

"Free Extensional Vibrations of a Prolate Spheroidal Shell," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 33 (1961), 56 (with F. L. DiMaggio)

"Scattering of Sound by a Thin Prolate Spheroidal Shell," (abstract) J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 33 (1961), 832

"Radiation from Circular Pistons of Elliptical Profile," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 33 (1961), 1515

"Comments on ‘Sound Radiation from Prolate Spheroids’," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 33 (1961), 1630

"Non-Axisymmetric Modes of Vibration of Thin Spherical Shells," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 34 (1962), 862

"Scattering of Sound by an Elastic Prolate Spheroid," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 35 (1963), 564

"Focusing of Underwater Step-Waves near a Caustic," (abstract) J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 42 (1967), 1154

"Phase Shifts at Caustics and Turning Points," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 44 (1968), 653

"Focusing and Refraction of Harmonic Sound and Transient Pulses in Stratified Media," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 49 (1971), 824 (with D.A. Sachs)


PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND PUBLIC LECTURES

Papers at meetings of the Acoustical Society of America, 1961-67

"Good Vibrations and Mean Intonation--A Non-Evolutionary View of the History of Tuning," Spring Meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Hartford, 1972

Lecture series, "Music Theory in the Renaissance:   Implications for Performance Practice," Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1973

"A Newly-Discovered Part-Book of Early 16th-Century Polyphony," report presented at the Manuscript Session, Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Chicago, 1973

"The Keyboard Music of Frescobaldi in Manuscript Sources," Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Washington, 1974

"Who Needs Improvisation? Some Answers from the Sixteenth Century," Lecture presented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Festival of Improvisation, 1975

"Oral Tradition and the Ostinato Variation of the Late Renaissance," Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Urbana, 1977

"Bagpipes and Long-Necked Lutes:   Imitations of Folk Instruments in 17th-Century Keyboard Music," Music History Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1977

"Harpsichords, Harpsichordists, and Harpsichord Music during Rome's Golden Age," Lecture presented at the St. Mary's College Harpsichord Festival, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1979

"Roman Keyboard Music from the Time of Corelli," Third International Corelli Congress, Fusignano, Italy, 1980

"Michelangelo Rossi and his Toccate e Correnti," Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Denver, 1980

"From Madrigal to Toccata:   Frescobaldi and the Seconda Prattica,"   Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Chicago, 1981; revised version presented at the Frescobaldi Symposium, Boston Early Music Festival, 1983

"Old Toccatas in New Sources, and a Froberger Attribution Problem," Froberger Symposium, Dayton, Ohio, 1982

"Authenticity Problems in the Music of Frescobaldi," presented in the Panel on Source Problems, Frescobaldi Quadricentennial Conference, Madison, 1983

"Tipi tonali nella musica di Frescobaldi," Convegno Internazionale di Studi, "Frescobaldi e il suo tempo," Ferrara, Italy, 1983

"Apparent and Intentional Genre Ambiguity in Early Instrumental Music," lecture for Duke University, Department of Music, 1984

"Parody and Genre in Bach's Instrumental Music," International Bach Conference, Flint, Michigan, 1985

"The Autographs of Matthias Weckmann as Sources for Compositional and Performance Practices," and formal response to Paul Brainard, "Rhythmic Proportions in Schütz and his Contemporaries," 30th International Heinrich Schütz Conference, Urbana, Illinois, 1985

"The Autographs of Matthias Weckman:   A Reevaluation," Symposium on Heinrich Schütz and Musical Life in Denmark during the Reign of Christian IV, Copenhagen, 1985

"Early Keyboard Notations," 14th Annual Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Music, King's College, London, 1986; revised version at the Southeast Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Greensboro, 1987

"Fioretti del Seicento:   From Frescobaldi to Pollarolo," presented at the Eighth Annual Conclave of the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society, Durham, 1988

"Music and the Crisis of Seventeenth-Century Europe," Conference on Music and Science in the Age of Galileo, Calgary (Canada), 1989

"Is the Italian Keyboard Intavolatura a Tablature?," Fourth Biennial Conference on Baroque Music, London, July 1990

"Some Thoughts on Froberger's Libro Primo and Libro Terzo,"   Colloque International sur Jean-Jacques Froberger, Montbeliard (France), November 1990

"Monteverdi, Schütz, and Weckmann:   the Weight of Tradition," Matthias Weckmann Symposium, Gothenburg (Sweden), September 1991

"Metrical Notation in Germany c. 1660: A Case Study," Roundtable on Metrical Notation and Its Meanings, Sixth Biennial Conference on Baroque Music, Edinburgh (Scotland), July 1994

"Accidental and Intentional Genre Ambiguity: The Ciaconna and the Passacaglia," Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, Wellesley, April 1996

"Bach and the Chaconne," Biennial Meeting of the American Bach Society, Yale University, April 1998; Southeast Chapter, American Musicological Society, Chapel Hill, March 1999

"Accidentals and Other Performance Issues in Keyboard Intabulations of Josquin's Vocal Works," International Symposium: The Music of Josquin Desprez, Duke University, February 1999

"Guitar Topics in Mozart's Piano Sonata K.332,"   Annual Meeting of the Mozart Society of America, Kansas City, November 1999

"'Il chitarrino le suonerò': Commedia dell'arte in Mozart's Piano Sonata K. 332," American Musicological Society, Southeast Chapter Meeting, Greensboro, March 2000

"On Frescobaldi's Recreation of the Ciaccona and the Passacaglia," 9th Biennial Conference on Baroque Music, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, July 2000

"The Sights and Sounds of Frescobaldi's Libri Di Toccate," Interdisciplinary Conference on 17th Century Baroque:   Music and Art in the World of Stefano della Bella, University of Richmond, April 2001

"Frescobaldi's Two Books of Toccatas:   Monuments of Art or Student Exercises?," EROI Symposium 2005, Eastman School of Music, October 2005; Keynote Lecture, Southwest Chapter, American Musicological Society, College Station, TX, March 2006; Universities of Potenza and Lecce (Italy), May 2009

"The Promises and Pitfalls of Online Scholarly Music Publishing," Conference on Early Music Editing: Principles, Techniques, and Future Directions, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 2008; Rey M. Longyear Lecture, University of Kentucky, November 2009

"Four Centuries of Frescobaldi Reception: Introducing a New Online Thematic Catalogue and Bibliographic Database," Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society, Macon, GA, May 2011; 1st International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music, University of Edinburgh, July 2011

"The Mystery of the Frescobaldi Portraits," Annual Conference of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York City, April 2012

"Remembering Gian Lyman: A Pioneer of the Early Music Revival," Conference Autour du clavecin d'autrefois: The Legacy of Kenneth Gilbert, McGill University, Montreal, June 2012

"Paris to Montreal and Points In Between: A Celebration of The French Classical Keyboard Tradition," Keynote Address, Annual Meeting of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America, Montreal, May 2015

"A Reassessment of the Transmission of Froberger's Keyboard Music in the Light of Newly Discovered Sources and Recent Research," Colloque international Johann-Jacob Froberger 1616-2016: nouvelles perspectives, Royaumont, October 2016


PERFORMANCE

Concerts with ensembles and organizations in the United States, Canada, and Italy (highlight:   harpsichordist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa and Ricardo Muti at Tanglewood, summer 1973)

Served on the faculty of numerous workshops and summer institutes in early music at colleges and universities, including Cornell, Goddard, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Miami, St. Mary's, Windham, and Ripon

Performances on commercial recordings (Nonesuch, Turnabout, Polydor, Janus, CBC)


TEACHING AND ADVISING

Graduate courses in medieval, renaissance, baroque, classical, and romantic music, history of music theory, notation (medieval and renaissance), analysis, musical acoustics, performance practice, and seminars on special topics; undergraduate courses covering all periods, including special courses on Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Jewish music, and "Music in Contemporary America"; director of early music ensembles and collegia (Brandeis, Duke, Wisconsin).

Advisor for M.A. and D.M.A. theses (Wisconsin) and Ph.D. dissertations (Wisconsin and Duke), including outside advisor at University of Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of Gothenborg (Sweden) and University of Newcastle (Australia) .

Ph.D. Dissertations Supervised

Candace Bailey (Prof., North Carolina Central University), English Keyboard Music, c1625-1680 (Duke University, 1992)

Claire Fontijn (Prof. and Chair, Wellesley College), Antonia Bembo: Les goûts réunis, Royal Patronage, and the Role of the Woman Composer during the Reign of Louis XIV (Duke University, 1994)

Akira Ishii (Associate Prof., Keio University), The Toccatas and Contrapuntal Keyboard Works of Johann Jacob Froberger: A Study of the Principal Sources (Duke University, 1999)

Giuseppe Gerbino (Associate Prof. and Chair, Columbia University), Orpheus in Arcadia: The Creation of Pastoral Mode in the Sixteenth-Century Madrigal (Duke University, 2001)

Jonathan Gibson (Associate Prof., James Madison University), Le Naturel and L'Éloquence: The Aesthetics of Music and Rhetoric in France, 1650-1715 (Duke University, 2003)

Samuel Breene (Associate Prof., College of Rhode Island), Mozart's Violin Sonatas and the Gestures of Embodiment: The Subjectivities of Performance Practice (Duke University, 2007)


FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND HONORS (after 1976)

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 1977

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1978-79

Visiting Scholar, American Academy in Rome, 1979

Summer Research Grants from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School, 1980, 1982, and 1984

Fellowship from the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, 1982-83

National Endowment for the Humanities, Conference Grant for the Quadricentennial Frescobaldi Conference, 1983

Research Grants from the Duke University Research Council, 1986-88, 1989-90 (Major Grant), 1995-97, 1998-99 (jointly with Thomas Brothers)

Academy Scholar, Aston Magna Cross-Disciplinary Academy, "Foundations of the Italian Baroque: Florence and Rome, ca. 1560-1620," 1991

Mellon Foundation Emeritus Fellowship, 2008-2009

Elected Honorary Member of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, 2009

Recipient of Fiori Musicali: Liber Amicorum Alexander Silbiger, ed. Claire Fontijn (Harmonie Park Press, 2010)


SERVICE

President of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, 2015-2017

Founding Editor-in-Chief, Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music <http://www.sscm-wlscm.org>

Member, Duke University, Interdisciplinary Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Instructor for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Duke University (2005-)